Winner of the 2013 Nebula Award for Best Novel
The year is 2312. Scientific advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer our only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system, on moons, planets and in between. But in 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront our past, present and future.
The first event takes place on Mer..
The long-awaited and much-demanded sequel to A PLAGUE OF ANGELS, continuing the story of Abasio, once a farmboy, now, so Blue, his talking horse, is happy to inform people, a man who goes hither and thither helping orphans in this world where renascent mythical beasts and fairy tale 'archetypes' now live...And when he comes agross little Xulai from Tingawan, one of the Ten Thousand Islan..
THE MOST POWERFUL STORY YOU'LL READ THIS YEAR.'You'll remember A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World long after you finish reading'Peng Shepherd, author of The Book Of M'Fletcher's suspenseful, atmospheric tale imagines a near future in which our world is in ruins . . . an adventure saga punctured by a gut-punch twist'Entertainment Weekly'Truly engrossing . . . brings hope and humanity to a co..
James Blish's seminal treatment of religion in SF, a Hugo Award-winning precursor to The Sparrow. With a new introduction by Ken MacLeod.
Father Ramon Ruiz-Sanchez S.J., is a part of a four man scientific commission to the planet Lithia, there to study a harmonious society of aliens living on a planets which is a biologist's paradise. He soon finds himself troubled: how can these perfect bein..
'Everything you'd want in a retelling of a classic fairy tale' JODI PICOULT 'Absolutely spellbinding' STEPHANIE GARBERFall in love, break the curse.Break the curse, save the kingdom.Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall, is cursed. Forced to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he can only be freed by love. But at the end of each autumn he is transformed into a beast hell-bent on d..
The Hugo and John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winning prequel to the magnificent A FIRE UPON THE DEEP.
This is science fiction on the grandest of scales - a cast of thousands set across hundreds of years and in the farthest reaches of Human Space. A prequel to his earlier novel A Fire Upon the Deep, this new novel is epic in scope and a thoroughly riveting read.
A Deepness In the Sky is the..
Arranged in a handy A-Z format, A Dictionary of Tolkien explores and explains the creatures, plants, events and places that make up these strange and wonderful lands. It is essential reading for anyone who loves Tolkien’s works and wants to learn more about them. This book is...
Introducing a cast of unforgettable new characters, A LITTLE HATRED is the start of a brand new trilogy set in the world of the First Law which will have you gripped from the very start . . .War. Politics. Revolution.The Age of Madness has arrived . . .The chimneys of industry rise over Adua and the world seethes with new opportunities. But old scores run deep as ever.On the blood-soaked borders o..
'Has been described as his single finest work' The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
Fourteen people arrive on the strange planet of Delmark-O; they have nothing in common other than a desire to make a fresh start. And they have no idea why they are there and no way of escaping. And then the first murder takes place ...
Intr-o fortareata traiesc dragoni si orci. In alta parte, o orfana devine o femeie frumoasa intr-un sat vrajit. Prin apropiere, un tanar fuge de la ferma parintilor in cautare de aventura. Deodata, o teribila profetie produce o serie de evenimente care ii vor aduce pe cei trei impreuna intr-o luptaeroica, romantica si infricosatoare..
A Second Chance at Eden by Peter F. Hamilton, the bestselling master of space opera, is a collection containing a novella and six short stories set in the Confederation Universe of the Night's Dawn trilogy.
Sonnie's Edge:The popular sport of 'beastie-baiting' involves contests to the death between artificial monsters controlled via human affinity bonds. Sonnie's team is particularly successfu..
Two of the biggest names in SF together again, with the third of the acclaimed Time's Odyssey sequence
With this epic tale of altered histories and different earths, a universe where Alexander's empire prompted a different past, a world where strange alien 'eyes' gaze upon a fractured reality, a time when man is looking to colonise the red planet, Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter scale new hei..
'Undoubtedly one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century, and arguably the greatest work of imaginative fiction of our time' - Colin Wilson
After attending a séance, Maskull, a restless and rootless man, finds himself embarking on a journey to the planet Tormance, which orbits Arcturus. Alone, he wanders the startling landscape, open to a bewildering range of experiences from love to ..
'The best survival thriller since The Martian' -- JOHN MARRSMay Knox floats in space, the only survivor of a catastrophic accident. There is just one person who can save her: a man whose heart she broke, millions of miles away. It's Christmas Day, 2067.Silent Night drifts across the ruins of a wrecked spaceship, listing helplessly in the black. A sole woman, May, stirs within - the last person lef..
There is more than one history of the world. Before science defined the modern age, other powers, wondrous and magical, once governed the universe, their lore perfected within a lost capital of hieroglyphs, wizard-kings, and fabulous monuments. In the 1970s, a historian named Pierce Moffett moves to the New England countryside to write a book about Aegypt, driven by an idea he dare not believe: ..
Sharrow a fost odata liderul unei echipe din unul din micule razboaie [comerciale sporadice din civilizatia intemeiata in jurul planetei Golter. Acum e vanata deHuhsz, un cult religios care crede ca ea e ultimul obstacol in cale apoteozei credintei. Iar singura ei speranta de scapare e gasirea ultimului Lazy Gun, apocaliptic de puternic, intainte ca Huhs s-o gaseasca pe ea.
Cartea a treia din seria 'The Age of Five' a apreciatei autoare din Australia. 'O aventura fantasy care se citeste pe nerasuflate - o poveste cu zei, eroi, magie si iubire interzisa' (Sunday Times). La finalul cartii: un interviu cu autoarea.
Camden, North London. A tangled, mangled junction of train lines, roads and waterways. Where minor celebrities hang out with minor criminals and where tourists and moody teenagers mingle. In the heart of Camden, where rail meets road meets leyline, you might find the Arcana Emporium, run by one Alex Verus. He won't sell you a wand or mix you a potion, but if you know what you're looking for, he ..
THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES HARDBACK BESTSELLER
*A Discovery of Witches is soon to be a major TV series - immerse yourself in the ALL SOULS world*
Fall under the spell of Diana and Matthew once more in the stunning climax to their epic tale, following A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES and SHADOW OF NIGHT.
A world of witches, daemons and vampires.
A manuscript which holds the secret..
"One of the best collections I've ever read. Every single story is a standout."---Roxane Gay"Fuses science, myth, and imagination into a dark and gorgeous series of questions about our current predicaments."---Anthony Doerr, author of All the Light We Cannot See"Strange and wonderful . . . delightfully unexpected."--The New York Times Book ReviewA dystopian tale about genetically modified septuple..
From the primal depth's of the world's greatest myths comes this gripping fantasy of a boy, born to be a Maker, whose dangerous journey towards knowledge and power makes history ...Amid the deep woods where the Red Man still holds sway, a very special child is born. Young Alvin is the seventh son, and such a boy is destined to become great - perhaps even a man with the enormous powers of a Maker..
This lavish colour atlas is a complete guide to the weird and wonderful geography of Tolkien's world. Packed with full page maps and illustration of events in the annals of Middle Earth, it is the perfect companion to the bestselling Tolkien: A Dictionary...
It is 1888 and Queen Victoria has remarried, taking as her new consort Vlad Tepes, the Wallachian Prince infamously known as Count Dracula. Peppered with familiar characters from Victorian history and fiction, the novel tells the story of vampire Geneviève Dieudonné and Charles Beauregard of the Diogenes Club as they strive to solve the mystery of the Ripper murders. Anno Dracula is a rich and pan..
The sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller that was "made for fans of Victoria Aveyard and Sabaa Tahir" (Bustle), Lady Smoke is an epic new fantasy about a throne cruelly stolen and a girl who must fight to take it back for her people.The Kaiser murdered Theodosia's mother, the Fire Queen, when Theo was only six. He took Theo's country and kept her prisoner, crowning her Ash Princess--a p..
A score of years after he first walked into the histories of men, Anasurimbor Kellhus rules all the three seas, the first true aspect-emperor in a thousand years. As Kellhus and his Great Ordeal march ever farther into the perilous wastes of the Ancient North, Esmenet finds herself at war with not only the Gods, but her own family as well. Achamian, meanwhile, leads his own ragtag expedition to ..
From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of The Illuminae Files comes a new science fiction epic...The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch...A coc..
Acum 25 de ani, Robert Holdstock, unul din cei mai minunati creatori de mituri, a redefinit literatura fantasy prin Mythago Wood care a primit World Fantasy Award si Grand Prix de l'Imagination. Acum ne daruieste mult-asteptata urmare a ciclutlui, o alta capodopera fantasy.
'Cixin Liu is the author of your next favourite sci-fi novel' WIRED.On his fourteenth birthday, right before his eyes, Chen's parents are incinerated by a blast of ball lightning. Striving to make sense of this bizarre tragedy, he dedicates his life to a single goal: to unlock the secrets of this enigmatic natural phenomenon. His pursuit of ball lightning will take him far from home, across mounta..
Monstri cutreiera strazile Londre. Desigur, unii sunt mai inspaimantatori decat altii. Unicorni? Nicio problem. Vampiri? Mare scofala. Varcolaci? Ce sa spun! Avocati? Hait! Seful nu crede ca Duncan e facut sa fie avocat. Nu e fiara. Ii lipseste instinctul de ucigas. Dar cand cel mai bun prieten din scoala se inghesuie iar in viata lui DUncan cu o distributie completa de avocati, foste neveste, z..
The metropolis of New Crobuzon sprawls at the centre of its own bewildering world. Humans and mutants and arcane races throng the gloom beneath its chimneys, where the rivers are sluggish with unnatural effluent, and factories and foundries pound into the night. For more than a thousand years, the parliament and its brutal militia have ruled over a vast array of workers and artists, spies, magic..
A colossal fantasy of incredible diversity and spellbinding imagination. A human cargo bound for servitude in exile . . .
A pirate city hauled across the oceans . . .
A hidden miracle about be revealed . . .
These are the ingredients of an astonishing story. It is the story of a prisoner's journey. Of the search for the island of a forgotten people, for the most astonishing beast in the..
Tolkien’s works are punctuated by dramatic and explosive battles. Men versus Orcs, Elves versus Sauron, Goblins versus Dwarves – the history of Middle-earth has seen some of the greatest characters pitted against each other time and time again. From the iconic battle of Helm’s Deep...
A sumptuously magical, brand new take on a tale as old as time - read the Beast's side of the story at long last.'Utterly Enchanting' - Kate Forsyth, author of Bitter Greens and The Wild Girl'A beautiful retelling . . . poetical, imaginative, inventive' - New York Journal of Books'5 out of 5 stars . . . magical romance at its best' - Sam Hawke, author of City of Lies*********I am neither monster n..
On her 16th birthday, the princess Beauty sidesteps the sleeping curse placed upon her by her wicked aunt, the fairy Carabosse - only to be kidnapped by visitors from another time and place, far from the picturesque castle in 14th-century England. She is taken to the world of the future, a savage society where, even amongst the teeming billions, she is utterly alone. And as she travels magically..
A daring and explosive take on the crucifixion by one of England's most respected SF writers
Meet Karl Glogauer, time traveller and unlikely Messiah. When he finds himself in Palestine in the year 29AD he is shocked to meet the man known as Jesus Christ - a drooling idiot, hiding in the shadows of the carpenter's shop in Nazareth. But if he is not capable of fulfilling his historical role, th..
Frank Carpenter, unul din cei mai cunoscuti magicieni ai vremurilor noastre, e irezistibil atras de asigurari. Asta doar pana cand o cunoaste pe Emily, o acrobata eroina cu un suparator obicei de a cadea din copaci si de a muri. Iar si iar. Nu dupa mult, Frank si Emilry si confrunta cu cea mai mare enigma a timpurilor noastre: Cand o usa nu e usa? Cand e cursa de soareci. 'Makes you both laugh o..
'A ground-breaking and extraordinary novel . . . Hanrahan has an astonishing imagination' Peter McLean, author of Priest of Bones'Mind-blowingly stellar in every respect . . . Fantasy readers, be wise and buy this book, because there's simply nothing like it' Novel Notions*****The city of Guerdon stands eternal. A refuge from the war that rages beyond its borders. But in the ancient tunnels deep b..
'Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was missing until I read it. A dangerous, hallucinatory, ancient Africa, which becomes a fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with language as powerful as Angela Carter's. I cannot wait for the next installment' Neil GaimanIn this stunning follow-up to his Man Booker-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marl..
In the city of Imardin, where those who wield magic wield power, a young street-girl, adopted by the Magician's Guild, finds herself at the centre of a terrible plot that may destroy the entire world . . .
Sonea has learned much at the magicians' guild and the other novices now treat her with a grudging respect. But she cannot forget what she witnessed in the High Lord's underground room - or..
***SHORTLISTED FOR THE NEBULA AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL*** ***A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST BOOK OF 2018******A KIRKUS BEST BOOK OF 2018*** ***A WASHINGTON POST BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL OF 2018***'A remarkable work of dystopian imagination' - Starburst'Incisive and beautifully written . . . Blackfish City simmers with menace and heartache, suspense and wonder' - Ann Leckie, Hugo, Nebula and Clarke Award-w..
The award winning tale of the inevitable take-over of our society by a benign, intelligent scientific experiment gone awry.
In the tradition of the greatest cyberpunk novels, Blood Music explores the imminent destruction of mankind and the fear of mass destruction by technological advancements.
Blood Music follows present-day events in which the fears concerning the nuclear annihilation of..
A dark, compelling fantasy for readers of The Graveyard Book about a mysterious girl seeking the truth about the magic that brought her to life.Made of dust and bone and imagination, Irréelle fears she s not quite real. Only the finest magical thread tethers her to life - and to Miss Vesper. But for all her efforts to please her cruel creator, the thread is unravelling. Irréelle is forgetful as sh..